Ben Schwartz

ben schwartz

Overview: Biography, Net Worth and Movies

Ben Schwartz, a name synonymous with quick wit, infectious energy, and scene-stealing performances, has carved a unique path in the entertainment industry. His journey began not under the spotlight, but in the dim glow of comedy clubs, where he honed his comedic chops and cultivated the quirky characters that would later become his trademark.

Born in 1981 in the Bronx, New York, Schwartz‘s early life wasn’t steeped in Hollywood dreams. He studied psychology and anthropology in college, seemingly destined for a different path. But his passion for comedy wouldn’t be silenced. He started performing stand-up, his sharp wit and self-deprecating humor drawing laughs and attention. This led him to the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre, a breeding ground for comedic talent, where he further developed his improvisational skills and unique comedic voice.

This success wasn’t limited to television. Schwartz‘s film career flourished as well, with roles in movies like “Sonic the Hedgehog,” “Space Jam: A New Legacy,” and “Star vs. the Forces of Evil.” He even lent his voice to the iconic Leonardo in the critically acclaimed “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” reboot. Beyond acting, Schwartz’s creative spirit shines through in his writing and music. He co-wrote the book “Grandma’s Dead: Breaking Bad News with Baby Animals” and released several comedic music albums, showcasing his versatility and talent as an entertainer.

BornSeptember 15, 1981
Height6′ 0″(1.8m)
Marital StatusMarried
Children1
ParentsSteve Harrington(Father)

Ben Schwartz Net Worth and Earnings

Ben Schwartz is an American actor, voice actor, comedian, writer, director, and producer who has a net worth of $3 million. Ben Schwartz was born in The Bronx, New York in September 1981. As an actor he starred as Evan Mintz on the television series Mayne Street from 2008 to 2009. Schwartz starred as Bill Hoyt on the TV series Undercovers from 2010 to 2012.

Ben Schwartz Earnings from Movies

Movie/ShowYear Earnings
Parks and Recreation2009-2015$50 thousand per episode
Sonic the Hedgehog2020$1 million
Sonic the Hedgehog 22023$1 million
Space Jam: A New Legacy2021$0.2 million

Ben Schwartz Awards

AwardYearNominated
Primetime Emmy Award2012Outstanding Original Music and Lyrics (Parks and Recreation)
Critics’ Choice Movie Award2023Best Animated Feature (Sonic the Hedgehog 2)